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    Default 400929 - Unaccounted Airmen - 29-09-1940

    Hello,

    400929 - Unaccounted Airmen - 29-09-1940

    From Henk's List -

    SIERRA LEONE
    BARROW, Eldred Gore (Canadian) - Lt(A) - HMS Hermes - RN - 814 Sqn,FAA.
    Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery, Sierra Leone.
    Died of Malaria.

    UK
    GIBSON, Ralph William - AC1c - 637543 - RAF.
    Southampton (St.Mary Extra) Cemetery, Hampshire.
    Killed when his motorcycle collided with a lorry.

    GREEN, George Robert Fleming - Cpl - 359012 - RAF.
    Bristol (Canford) Cemetery, Gloucestershire.
    Seriously injured in an Air Raid on the 25th. Died of his injuries at Southmead Hospital.

    RUTTER, John Lewis - AC2c - 1162473 - RAFVR - STT.
    Kings Norton (St.Nicholas) Churchyard, Warwickshire.
    Killed in an Air Raid on RAF Henlow. But also noted as killed in a road accident in Redditch ?

    From CWGC -

    EGYPT
    ANDERSON, Gordon - Lac - 534418 - RAF.
    Alexandria (Chatby)Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
    Died in 2/5 General hospital Alexandria of a Haemorrhage.

    GERMANY
    DINGLE, Arthur Collins - F/O - 72148 - RAFVR.
    LITTLEJOHN, John - P/O - 79207 - RAFVR.
    TAYLOR,George Henry - Sgt - 644896 - RAF.
    TURNER, Gerald Percy - P/O - 79576 - RAFVR.
    YOUNG, Peter Archibald - Sgt - 650682 - RAF.
    These five airmen rest at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
    They were crew of Wellington Ic - R3150 - 37 Sqn.

    HALLAM, Walter Thomas - Sgt - 566919 - RAF.
    Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, Germany.
    Wellington Ic - R3164 - 149 Sqn.

    REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
    PETERS, George Charles Boyce - F/O - 40593 - RAF.
    Rathnew Cemetery, County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland.
    Hurricane I - P2719 - 79 Sqn.

    UK
    CATLEY, Frederick Norman Colin - Sgt - 745724 - RAFVR.
    HASTIE, Bertram Victor - Sgt - 905660 - RAFVR.
    These two airmen rest at Scampton (St.John the Baptist) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.

    NICOL,William - Sgt - 742765 - RAFVR.
    Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.
    The three airmen named above were crew of Hampden I - P2134 - 49 Sqn.

    COX, Anthony Howard Caldecott - F/Lt - 39502 - RAF.
    Merstham (St.Katharine) New Churchyard, Surrey.
    NICHOLS, Michael Ivor - P/O - 42635 - RAF.
    Honington (All Saints)Churchyard, Suffolk.
    These two airmen were crew of Wellington Ic - T2472 - 9 Sqn.

    McGIBBON, James - P/O - 84016 - RAFVR.
    Faslane Cemetery, Dunbartonshire.
    Hurricane I - V7312 - 615 Sqn.

    HOBSON, Alan Gordon - Sgt - 551722 - RAF.
    MERRICK, Peter Anthony - Sgt - 755031 - RAFVR.
    TAYLOR, John Cornelius - Sqn/Ldr - 34115 - RAF.
    WATCHOUS, Kenneth Harrison - Sgt - 516040 - RAF.
    These four airmen are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
    They were crew of Hampden I - X2902 - 50 Sqn.

    PUMPHREY, Maurice John - Lac - 903238 - RAFVR.
    Winchcombe (Greet Road ) Cemetery, Gloucestershire.
    Oxford I - P9021 - 3 SFTS.

    TOWNSEND, Arthur Hugh - Lac - 938476 - RAFVR.
    Woodstock Cemetery, Oxfordshire.
    Harvard I - N7165 - 15FTS.

    LEYERER, Walter - GAF.
    Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire.
    Cause of death ?

    Alex

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    Default Re: 400929 - Unaccounted Airmen - 29-09-1940

    Alex

    RUTTER, John Lewis - AC2c - 1162473 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died 'on the main road from Birmingham to Redditch at Hopwood Alvechurch, Worcestershire.'

    Regards

    Simon
    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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    Default Re: 400929 - Unaccounted Airmen - 29-09-1940

    Rutter died In a road accident at the location stated. I'm currently working my way through the 17 Airmen unaccounted or poorly accounted from October 1940 BTW
    Last edited by jonheyworth; 2nd April 2022 at 21:58.

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